We are Heritage Christian Church; a gospel centered, biblically minded, confessionally oriented, age integrated, reformed baptist, small church in Seekonk, Massachusetts.
How can a church define itself in one sentence? That was the challenge that we faced when deciding how to present ourselves to you. What is the essence of our church? What defines us? How can we provide a glimpse of the beliefs and culture of our church to someone who has never visited with us? The description shown above reads more like a list, and so with that in mind, we would like to describe for you what each item on the list means.
Our Name: The name of our church captures the essence of who we are in two ways. There is a God-focused theological way of thinking about the word “heritage” and there is a people-focused historical way of thinking about the word “heritage”… Read more >
Gospel Centered: Our church is gospel centered in its approach to the Christian life. The word “gospel” means “good news”. In order to properly appreciate the good news, we first need to understand the bad news… Read more >
Biblically Minded: When we say that our church is biblically minded we mean that we believe in the complete and perfect inspiration, inerrancy, authority, and sufficiency of scripture… Read more >
Confessionally Oriented: Our church is committed to believing and teaching sound doctrine (Titus 1:9). We desire to rightly understand the nature of God, the nature of man, and the nature of the relationship between God and man… Read more >
Reformed Baptist: Our church identifies itself as being reformed and Baptist. The implications of the word “reformed” is that we hold to the doctrinal views of justification, and of church government expressed in the works of the Protestant Reformation… Read more >
Age Integrated: We believe that scripture shows, both by teaching and by example, that the church benefits from the interaction of all members regardless of age, gifting, or station in life… Read more >
Small: We are a small church. This is due in part by design. We believe that the biblical instructions for church life requires a level of caring in relationships which is difficult to achieve in large churches… Read more >
Church: The word “church” has different meanings in different contexts and sometimes those meanings can get confusing. Some people point to a certain building where people meet… Read more >